Trucking Duck

Truck driver Joe Mansheim of Minnesota has an unusual assistant: his duck! Mansheim raised Frank from a duckling and now the duck accompanies him every day at work.
Joe and Frank chat often on the road. Joe complains about the traffic; Frank quacks. And driver and duck go about their business delivering construction materials throughout the Twin Cities for Elite Transportation Systems.

"Pretty good looking site we helped build there," Joe says proudly to Frank as they descend into the Mississippi River valley with a load of steel for the new I-35W bridge. "We did a good job Frankie."

To many of the construction workers he encounters in his deliveries, Joe is now known as the "duck man."

The title suits him just fine.

"I go to these construction sites and you always see everybody smile when they see him," Joe says.

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That was the first thing I thought of when I read this post, though I am not sure I want to know. The second thing I thought was... crispy duck! But that's just how I see duck. :P
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It's all well & good until that one fateful day there's a loose piece of debris flying at his windshield & somebody yells "DUCK!" Of course, he ignores it & is decapitated. So preventable.
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